Senior Climate Technical Advisor (USAID/Center for Education)

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  • $ Not Disclosed / YEAR

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Position Description

USAID released a new Agency-wide Climate Strategy in April 2022. The Strategy calls for cross-sectoral, collective action to achieve the Agency’s climate goals and includes a Roadmap to Implementation that encourages pillar bureaus, including the Center for Education, to develop technical guidance to support sectoral integration of climate action.


In accordance with the directives of the Climate Strategy, USAID’s Center for Education is developing education and climate technical guidance to support USAID education sector programs and Officers to integrate climate action into education activities. The Center for Education seeks a Short-term Technical Advisor (STTA) to review evidence, consult with key stakeholders, and develop and present a technical guidance document to support the education sector’s integration of climate action into education programming.


Location: Remote

Period of Performance: September 2022 - February 2023


  • Will develop, with the input and guidance of Center for Education staff, education and climate technical guidance. STTA will align guidance with existing education policy documents and requirements and collaborate with points of contact in other relevant sectors (e.g. youth, gender) who are developing climate integration technical guidance.

  • Will support the dissemination of the technical guidance document through a presentation/webinar as well as other knowledge management materials.


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in an applicable field with five (5) years of demonstrated relevant experience.

  • Possesses extensive experience in designing, implementing, evaluating, or managing USAID education programming and be conversant with the USAID Education Policy (2018).

  • Demonstrated expertise integrating climate action into education programming and be conversant with the USAID Climate Strategy (2022).

  • Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills.

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